Conservative MP Sir David Amess has been stabbed multiple times in incident at constituency surgery

A Conservative MP has been stabbed multiple times in an incident at his constituency surgery.

Sir David Amess, who represents Southend West in Essex, was attacked on Friday at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.

It is believed a man walked into the constituency surgery and stabbed him multiple times.

It is believed Mr Amess has been receiving treatment at the scene for his injuries.

Police are believed to be at the scene and the road surrounding the location has been closed off.